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The Most Relaxing Cello Album In The World... Ever!


Release Date: 08/10/2004 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 62507   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsGabriel FauréSergei RachmaninovJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Han-Na ChangMstislav RostropovichJuliane BanseJacqueline Du Pré,   ... 
Conductor:  Leonard SlatkinSir John BarbirolliCarlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraTwelve Cellists of the Berlin PhilharmonicLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
2. Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
3. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
4. Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
5. Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Aria "Cantilena" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
6. Sicilienne for Cello and Piano, Op. 78 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
7. Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85: 3rd movement, Adagio by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1919; England 
8. Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: 5th movement, Bourée by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
9. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello), Juhani Lagerspetz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
10. Adios nonino by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; Argentina 
Notes: Arrangers: Julio Medaglia; Jacques Ammon. 
11. Elégie for Cello and Piano, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Gerald Moore (Piano), Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
12. Pieces (4) for Violin/Cello and Piano, Op. 78: no 2, Romance by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Cello), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
13. Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 19: no 4, Nocturne in C sharp minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Russia 
14. Intermezzo for Cello and Piano in A minor by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1867; Norway 
15. Pieces (4) for Violin/Cello and Piano, Op. 78: no 3, Religioso by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915-1919; Finland 
16. Songs (5), Op. 71: no 5, Minnelied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Juhani Lagerspetz (Piano), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Truls Otterbech Mork. 
17. From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68/B 133: no 5, Silent Woods by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Han-Na Chang (Cello)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Bohemia 
Notes: Composition written: Bohemia (?1883 - 1884).
Composition revised: Bohemia (1893). 
18. Songs (6), Op. 86: no 2, Feldeinsamkeit by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello), Juhani Lagerspetz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1877-79; Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Truls Otterbech Mork. 
19. Nobody knows the trouble I've seen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Written: USA 
20. Moonlight Serenade by Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Twelve Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
21. Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65: 3rd movement, Largo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
22. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
23. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
24. Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 

Sound Samples

The Swan (Le Cygne)
Après un rêve, Op.7 No.1
Vocalise Op.34 No.14
6 Suites (Sonatas) for Cello BWV1007-12, Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV1008: Prélude
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor Op. 65 (2000 Digital Remaster): III. Largo
Sicilienne (from Pelléas et Mélisande Op.80)
Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85 (1997 Digital Remaster): III. Adagio
Cello Suite No.3:: Bourrée I & II
Sonata for Cello & Piano in E minor, Op. 38 (2000 Digital Remaster): I - Allegro non troppo
5 Lieder Op. 49 (arr. Truls Mørk): IV. Wiegenlied (Lullaby) (Scherer)
Addios Nonino (arr.Julio Medaglio)
Elégie in C minor Op. 24 (1995 Digital Remaster)
Four Pieces Op. 78: II. Romance
Nocturne in D minor for Cello and Orchestra Op.19/4
Cello Suite No. 1 in G BWV1007 (1999 Digital Remaster): I. Prélude
Intermezzo in A minor CW118
Four Pieces Op. 78: III. Religioso
5 Lieder Op. 71 (arr. Truls Mørk): V. Minnelied (Hölty)
Klid Op.68 No.5
6 Lieder Op. 86 (arr. Truls Mørk): II. Feldeinsamkeit (Allmers)
Cello Concerto in B minor B191 (Op. 104) (1987 Digital Remaster): II. Adagio ma non troppo
Nobody knows the trouble I have seen
Moonlight Serenade

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